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#EndSARS: Why Nigerian youths may not listen to leaders again – Lagos monarch

Her Royal Highness, Erelu Abiola Dosunmu of Lagos, has admitted a total failure of the country’s leadership.

She said the leaders in the country have failed the youths, adding that for this reason, the young people may no longer listen to them unless certain things are done.

The monarch said this on Saturday when she appeared on Arise Television, stating, “We have failed as leaders.”

She said, “Right now the children will not listen to any of us unless they see us doing something for them. Unless we do something quickly, it’s going to get worse before getting better.

“I inclusive, I think we have failed in our responsibility to our people. A lot of Nigerian youths are jobless. I was at the palace of the Oba of Lagos yesterday and I saw these children. They are angry. I saw red eyes.

“They didn’t attack any other place but straight to the Oba’s palace. It’s significant. They touched the heart of leadership, a sign that we have failed

“People in govt need to come down to earth and find out what the problem of the people are. We must stop being teachers in government, we need to act as parents to these children.

“Our leaders have been living in their own palace. They have been deceiving each other and that is what has brought us to this point.

“The attack on the palace is a strong message and strike on the heart of the leadership. There is no other message stronger than that.

“The lessons should not be lost on us. The lesson is that our children can deal with us when they want.”

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